Although ski holidays here are more suitable for intermediate skiers and boarders, there are plenty of blue and green slopes that cater for beginners and young families. Over six kilometres of cross country skiing pistes can be enjoyed, as well as snowshoe walks, hiking trails, and mountain biking loops. Booking a chalet ski holiday in Thollon les Memises will place a variety of winter activities firmly on your doorstep, including a number of bars and restaurants.
Thollon les Memises ski resort is great for beginners, as there are nearly 20 km of blue and green pistes to be enjoyed.
This resort offers good skiing conditions for intermediates too. There are over 30 km of red piste here, and a vertical drop of 1,000 metres can be enjoyed from the highest peak.
Although this resort is not spectacular for advanced skiers, there is still one black ski run and this resort is within close range of steeper slopes elsewhere.
Snowboarders will enjoy Thollon les Memises resort as there is a snow park and a great variety of runs to enjoy.
When to visit
Season start: The season begins here on 22 December, and gets busy quickly due to the Christmas holidays and New Year celebrations.
Season end: The winter season in Thollon Les Memises ends on 1 April.
Peak season: February marks the peak of the season as many families come here for half term. The Easter holidays are also a popular time to travel.
Low season: As the middle of January beckons, the numbers die down as most people return to work.This makes it a great time to book a cheap ski holiday.
How to get there
Getting to this resort is easy as there are four major airports situated within a two-hour drive, including Megave and Annecy. Geneva is the closest, and this airport is served by all major airlines.